0th degree social-performance theories of taste propose that taste-judgements are directly determined* by the subject’s (implicit or explicit) expectation of gaining (or maintaining) social status by expressing said taste-judgements.
This neat thing Shakespeare does a lot, where syntax borders on the meaningless and the sentence’s really just a house for all the words in it to throw a party in.
Annoying hipster-on-hipster political culture criticism works, or is at least auspicious: Indie kids are a lot more interested in rap now. There are lots more minorities in core hipster-culture itself. There’s a ‘women in comedy’ boom of some sort.